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Spell Check of virginia

Correct spelling: virginia

Definition of virginia:

one of the British colonies that formed the United States

Common misspellings:

  • virgina (71%)
  • verginia (4%)
  • viginia (3%)
  • viriginia (3%)
  • virigina (3%)
  • virgnia (3%)
girl

Virginia

  \v(i)-rgi-nia, vir-ginia\
 

Meaning: maiden

Origin: Latin

Details:
Virginia as a girl's name is pronounced vir-JIN-yah. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Virginia is "maiden". The name was originally spelled Verginia, and was the feminine form of an ancient Roman clan name, Verginius. With time, its spelling changed due to its association with the Latin term "virgo", meaning "maiden". This meaning has been used for the name ever since. Popular in America since the mid 19th century; the first child born in America was Virginia Dare, in 1597. The state of Virginia was named as homage to the Virgin Queen, Elizabeth I. Author Virginia Woolf; tennis player Virginia Wade.

Variants: Virgy, Geena, Geenia, Geenya, Genia, Genya, Gigi, Gina, Ginella, Ginelle, Ginger, Gingia, Ginia, Ginnee, Ginni, Ginnie, Ginny, Ginya, Jenell, Jenella, Jenelle, Jinia, Jinjer, Jinnie, Jinny, Verginia, Verginya, Virge, Virgena, Virgene, Virgenya, Virgie, Virgina, Virgine, Virginie, Virginnia.

Examples of usage:

1) It was Virginia who put the question to him. - "The Crisis, Volume 6", Winston Churchill.

2) Virginia looked down at her without pity. - "The Crisis, Volume 6", Winston Churchill.

3) Virginia started " I don't know but what I will, thank you, Colonel," he answered; easily. - "The Crisis, Volume 6", Winston Churchill.

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